THE WORLD’S TOP 2% SCIENTISTSSENIOR PROFESSOR DR PHANG SIEW MOI AND ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR DR ERIC CHAN WEI CHIANG |  Faculty of Applied Sciences
Named in the “2020 Single Year World’s Top 2% Scientists” in the exercise that was released on October 20, Professor Dr Phang was named in the category of marine biology and hydrobiology and under the subfield of biotechnology; Associate Professor Dr Eric was listed for his research in the category of pharmacology and pharmacy and under the subfield of food science.
DASILVA AWARD 2021Associate Professor Dr Grrace Ng Hui-Suan |  Faculty of Applied Sciences
Dr Grrace Ng, who is also the director of CERVIE, was awarded the DaSilva Award 2021 by Society for Biotechnology, Japan. Her research is titled “An integrated approach for sustainable production of keratinase using aqueous biphasic electrophoresis”.
MSMBB YOUNG SCIENTIST AWARD 2021Associate Professor Ts Dr Lionel In Lian Aun |  Dean of the Faculty of Applied Sciences
Dr Lionel was awarded the MSMBB Young Scientist Award 2021 at the fourth International Conference on Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (ICMBB2021) by the Malaysian Society of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (MSMBB).
THIRD PLACE IN THE RAPID ORAL PRESENTATION AT THE EMPOWER SEMINAR 2021Assistant Professor Dr Satvinder Kaur D/O Nachatar Singh |  Faculty of Applied Sciences
Dr Satvinder won the third-place prize in the Rapid Oral Presentation at the Empower Seminar 2021: Combating Non-Communicable Diseases Towards Healthy Ageing on 2 – 3 June 2021.
BEST POSTER AWARD AT THE ASIA OCEANIA CONFERENCE ON OBESITY (AOCO-MASO) 2021Assistant Professor Dr Satvinder Kaur D/O Nachatar Singh |  Faculty of Applied Science
Dr Satvinder won the best poster award at the Asia Oceania Conference on Obesity (AOCO-MASO) 2021, an international conference participated by delegates from Australia, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, and Philippines. Her team presented their research entitled “Associations between chrononutrition and chronotype among Malaysian Chinese young adults: Spotlight on timing”.
RECIPIENT OF THE GLOBAL NUTRITION EARLY CAREER SCHOLAR AWARDDr Vaidehi A/P Ulaganathan |  Faculty of Applied Science
She was awarded the Global Nutrition Early Career Scholar Award by the American Society for Nutrition. The award was supported by Mondelez International.
FIRST PRIZE FOR BEST SCIENTIFIC EPOSTER PRESENTATION IN PROFESSIONAL CATEGORYDr Revathi A/P Rajan |  Faculty of Applied Science
She bagged the first prize award for the Best Scientific ePoster Presentation in Professional Category at the International eConference of Fingerprint Analysis.
THEIR PROJECT RECEIVES A GRANT OF RM250,000 BY THE MALAYSIA RESEARCH UNIVERSITY NETWORK (MRUN)ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR DR LIONEL IN LIAN AUN and ASSISTANT PROFESSOR DR OH SIEW PEI
Congratulations to Associate Professor Dr Lionel In Lian Aun (Faculty Of Applied Sciences) and Assistant Professor Dr Oh Siew Pei (Faculty of Social Sciences and Liberal Arts) for receiving a grant of RM250,000 By the Malaysia Research University Network (MRUN) through the Young Researchers Grant Scheme (MY-RGS). Their project was titled ‘A dual-pronged approach to increase production of farmed tilapia using lactococcal-based vaccination and enzybiotic’. A total of 6 research projects were selected from a grand total of 238 applications amounting to RM1.5million.
BEST GUIDED POSTER PRESENTATION AWARDAssistant Professor Dr Satvinder Kaur |  Faculty of Applied Sciences
Congratulations to Assistant Professor Dr Satvinder Kaur from UCSI's Faculty of Applied Sciences (FAS) on winning the Best Guided Poster Presentation Award for your research project regarding culinary nutrition education for schoolchildren in Kuala Lumpur at the 2019 International Congress on Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome & Asia-Oceania Conference on Obesity (ICOMES & AOCO 2019) that was held in Seoul, South Korea from 29 to 31 August 2019.
PROFESSOR DR PHANG RECEIVES RECOGNITION FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF MALAYAEmeritus Professor Dr Phang Siew Moi |  Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Research and Postgraduate Studies
Congratulations to Professor Dr Phang Siew Moi, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Research and Postgraduate Studies, UCSI University who was conferred the title Emeritus Professor by the University of Malaya for her contributions in Algae Research in its 59th Convocation Ceremony on 12 October 2019